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The Best Current Lightweights Fighting in UFC

Updated October 25, 2020 3.5k votes 298 voters 2.2k views38 items

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Weighing in at 155 pounds, here are the best UFC lightweights currently fighting today. Fighters in this weight class are generally skinny, agile, and deadly strikers. With so many great lightweight mixed martial artists in UFC, MMA fans have the chance to vote on current rankings for UFC lightweights. Who is the best UFC lightweight fighter now? 

When it comes to the best current UFC lightweights, fighters like Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis,  Dustin Poirier, and current UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor are ranked high. Other notable UFC lightweights include Sage Northcutt, Clay Guida, and Ross Pearson. 

Vote for the fighters you think are currently the best lightweights in the UFC. Feel free to add any top UFC lightweights missing from this list and vote down the lightweight fighters who are currently underperforming. 

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    Tony Ferguson

    United States of America
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    116
    75

    Dustin Poirier

    United States of America
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    Justin Gaethje

    United States of America
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    109

    Conor McGregor

    Ireland
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    Gregor Gillespie

    United States of America
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    Nate Diaz

    United States of America
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    41
    34
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    Islam Makhachev

    Russia
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    5
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    Dan Hooker

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    Paul Felder

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    10
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    Michael Chandler

    United States of America
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    47
    53

    Diego Sanchez

    United States of America
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    31
    32

    Nik Lentz

    United States of America
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    12
    8
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    Donald Cerrone

    United States of America
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    53
    64

    Al Iaquinta

    United States of America
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    63
    82

    Anthony Pettis

    United States of America
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    58
    77

    Kevin Lee

    United States of America
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    Beneil Dariush

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    40

    Jim Miller

    United States of America
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    30
    41

    Joe Lauzon

    United States of America
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    39
    56

    Michael Chiesa

    United States of America
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    45
    65

    Michael Johnson

    United States of America
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